On the shores of the westernmost coastline of Sweden, the port town Gothenburg gazes out to open seas across the archipelago. Known affectionately as “Little London”, Sweden’s second city is enjoying resurgence as one the hottest and must-do places to visit.
A vibrant creative gastro scene rules with seafood seriously headlining the foodie agenda, with Gothenburg’s church-like fish market, Feskekörka, packing flavours from the surrounding waters.
Established by the Dutch, Gothenburg is very much a walkable city and the districts offer a glimpse into the various building styles. The former red-light district, Linné, is now a melting pot of new upstarts, little boutiques and cafes - more like the vibe of Meatpacking, and showcases the other side to that of the wonderful old-town Haga, Avenyn and Vasastan.
Gothenburgers also know how to style themselves with the fashion mothers of internationally renowned Nudie, Monki, Velour and KappAhl all based there.
A funky creative home to fashionistas and hipsters, trendy grandmas and urban kids - this is where generations mix with ease. Hotel Flora’s playfully light, vibrant boutique interior sees the modern designer hotel fused with Nordic confidence and a nudge of hot Brooklyn vibe.read more